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KeHE Holiday Show To Be Virtual Again

KeHE (, Naperville, Ill., will hold its 2021 Holiday Show virtually on its own digital ordering platform June 10-18. Prior to COVID-19 safety concerns forced the change, the show had been scheduled for June 17-18 in Chicago. This event will be KeHE’s second consecutive time transforming the annual Holiday Show into a virtual event. The […]

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The expansion will allow Honor Foods to broaden its product portfolio to better serve its nearly 800 customers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.


Philadelphia-based Honor Foods, a business unit of Burris Logistics company (, will begin operations at its new $50 million warehouse and office at 5505 Tacony Street on Monday, Jan. 11. The move by the 70-year-old foodservice redistribution company will be to a 20-acre parcel within the former Frankford Military Arsenal site. The expansion will allow […]

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Jeff Rumachik

Rumachik Is Named President/CEO of NFRA

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA), Harrisburg, Pa., has named Jeff Rumachik president and CEO effective January 1, 2021. He will take over the position following the retirement of H.V. “Skip” Shaw, Jr. after 36 years of service to the association. Rumachik joined the organization in 2009 as senior vice president. He was […]

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Interstate Cold Storage (, Ft. Wayne, Ind., has named Charles Betts national sales manager, responsible for all five cold storage facilities in Indiana and Ohio, according to Vince Tippmann, Jr., president of the family-owned company. Interstate Cold Storage ranks among the largest 25 public cold storage warehousing companies in North America and its five locations […]

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Paine Schwartz Acquires Urban Farmer

San Mateo, Calif.-based Paine Schwartz Partners has acquired Urban Farmer (, Manteno, Ill., a fully integrated manufacturer of better-for-you plant-based specialty dough products. Terms were not disclosed. Urban Farmer’s product lines include pizza crusts, topped pizzas, flatbreads, breadsticks, cheese bread, tortillas, empanadas and sandwich buns. Its rapidly expanding blue-chip customer base includes the leading better-for-you […]

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Swaggerty’s Farm Launches Premium Sausage Patties

Swaggerty’s Farm (, Kodak, Tenn., has introduced sliced premium sausage patties made with 100% fresh pork from the company’s original 1930 family recipe. Produced with no fillings, they cook in a skillet over medium-low heat in 10-13 minutes. There are 24 sausage patties to the 36-ounce package.  

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Party Spreads

Lakeview Farms (, Delphos, Ohio, expands its Fresh Creations lineup with a pair of ready-to-serve Party Spreads. Offered in clear, label-free PET containers that can go directly onto consumers’ tables, the innovative spreads feature a cream cheese base topped with savory Thai Sweet Chili or Pineapple Habanero sauce. Packed six to a case, each 11-ounce […]

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Keto Whipped Topping

Troy, Ohio-based Peak Foods adds a new keto-friendly variety to its better-for-you truwhip whipped topping lineup. Sweetened with monk fruit and allulose, truwhip KETO contains just 1 gram of net carbs, no sugar and 25 calories per serving. Like the rest of the truwhip collection, it’s also gluten-free, Non-GMO Project verified and certified kosher with […]

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